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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French en masse.

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en masse (not comparable)

  1. in a single body or group; as one; together
    • "Again the home players celebrated en masse." — [1]

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FrenchEdit

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en masse

  1. en masse
    • 1955, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Tristes Tropiques, 1993 ed., Plon, →ISBN, chap. VII, p. 67
      L'humanité s'installe dans la monoculture ; elle s'apprête à produire la civilisation en masse, comme la betterave.
      — Mankind has opted for monoculture; it is in the process of creating a mass civilization, as beetroot is grown in the mass.[1]
  2. in large amounts
  3. (Canada) in sufficient amounts

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  1. ^ 1973, John & Doreen Weightman (trans.), Tristes Tropiques, 2011 ed., Penguin Books, →ISBN, chap. VII

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French en masse.

AdverbEdit

en masse

  1. in large amounts